Monthly Archives: September 2012

“Jewish Cowgirl” on the Trail of Her Roots

“Jewish Cowgirl” on the Trail of Her Roots   Kay Miller knew that her Jewish grandmother Ruth Ilfeld grew up in Albuquerque. Ruth told Kay that once when she was riding her horse as a child, the pair heard music … Continue reading

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Abraham Staab …

Abraham Staab was proud of his Jewish heritage and attended the first Yom Kippur service in New Mexico (Santa Fe) in 1860. Prior to the construction of synagogues Jewish services were held by several families in a host’s home. Charles Ilfeld another … Continue reading

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The First Yom Kippur in New Mexico

Abraham Staab was proud of his Jewish heritage and attended the first Yom Kippur service in New Mexico (Santa Fe) in 1860. Prior to the construction of synagogues Jewish services were held by several families in a host’s home. Charles … Continue reading

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